Spark your heart and mind through the practice of meditation.

Shambhala Vision is rooted in the principle that every human being has a fundamental nature of basic goodness. This nature can be developed in daily life so that it radiates out to family, friends, community and society.



New to Shambhala?

Shambhala is an international community of urban meditation and rural retreat centers founded by the Vidyadhara Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche, and now led by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche. Learn about our vision, lineage & community. More →

Katie Baingbridge

Ongoing Offerings

Our centre offers a rich array of ongoing offerings free to the public including weekly public sitting meditation hours and dharma talks. No prior meditation experience required to attend.  All are welcome. More →

Join us for meditation at our new center!

6727 Flanders Drive, STE 102
San Diego, CA 92121
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Featured Programs

Friday Night Dreamers

December 9th—December 30th

Friday Night Dreamers: Why sometimes, I’ve believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast! Reading: Dreaming Yourself Awake, Lucid Dreaming and Tibetan Yoga for Insight and Transformation Continue »

Dharma Study Group

with Eric Jinpa Heinz

December 10th

A monthly discussion group on a variety of dharma subjects. The current discussion is Thich Nat Hanh's book The Heart of the Buddha. No registration or prerequisites required. All are welcome. Continue »

2nd Sunday Dharma Talk

December 11th

A talk or contemplation led by one of our members during Sunday morning public sitting meditation, with time for discussion. Followed by refreshments at 11:00. Continue »

Full Moon Shambhala Sadhana Community Gathering

December 11th

This hour long practice of chanting and meditation is simple and quite powerful in its direct approach to basic goodness. The Sakyong composed this practice to deepen our personal and social connection with basic goodness. Continue »

An Evening of Practice - The Sadhana of Mahamudra

January 5th—February 2nd (2017)

The Sadhana of Mahamudra is a practice text composed by the Vidyadhara Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche, the founder of Shambhala. This practice is meant for our particular time as a means of overcoming the obstacles of spiritual materialism in our practice. Continue »